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Where do I enter Work expense receipts

 
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Where do I enter Work expense receipts

Here's how to get to the employee job expense interview.   You must be able to itemize deductions on Schedule A.   Employee job expenses are further limited.  They are subject to the 2% rule for miscellaneous expenses, which means they only start to count when the total of your miscellaneous expenses (which includes job expenses) exceeds 2% of AGI. 

See these 2 FAQs:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1899845-can-employees-deduct-any-job-related-expenses
and
https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2902781-what-is-the-2-rule

Try this navigation:

  • Open the return ("Take me to my return.")
  • When the return is open, click in the left menu column on TAX TOOLS, then TOOLS.
  • In the Tools window, choose TOPIC SEARCH.
  • Enter the phrase job expenses without quotes.
  • Select job expenses, employee and click GO.
  • Next screen is "Tell us about the occupation you have expenses for."
  • Continue that interview topic.


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Level 15

Where do I enter Work expense receipts

What kind of work?   Employee job expenses (W-2 job)?   Or self-employed/independent contractor (Schedule C) expenses?
New Member

Where do I enter Work expense receipts

Non-self employed truck driver
Level 15

Where do I enter Work expense receipts

Does that mean you are an employee paid by an employer, and your income is reported on a  W-2?
New Member

Where do I enter Work expense receipts

Yes. I do not file self employed
Level 15

Where do I enter Work expense receipts

Here's how to get to the employee job expense interview.   You must be able to itemize deductions on Schedule A.   Employee job expenses are further limited.  They are subject to the 2% rule for miscellaneous expenses, which means they only start to count when the total of your miscellaneous expenses (which includes job expenses) exceeds 2% of AGI. 

See these 2 FAQs:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1899845-can-employees-deduct-any-job-related-expenses
and
https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2902781-what-is-the-2-rule

Try this navigation:

  • Open the return ("Take me to my return.")
  • When the return is open, click in the left menu column on TAX TOOLS, then TOOLS.
  • In the Tools window, choose TOPIC SEARCH.
  • Enter the phrase job expenses without quotes.
  • Select job expenses, employee and click GO.
  • Next screen is "Tell us about the occupation you have expenses for."
  • Continue that interview topic.


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